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3 Reasons to Wear Sunscreen Daily

By Virginia Laird

Sun damage is a health issue, possibly crisis even, which many across the nation do not fully understand or take seriously. There is plenty of research to suggest that leaving your skin unprotected can lead to a plethora of life-changing side effects, including death. Still, there are many who fail to take the necessary precautions to help prevent such damage from happening to their body. A few reasons to wear sunscreen, suggested by skincare experts, include:

  • Too much sun can lead to premature aging
  • Wearing sunscreen can prevent sun spots
  • Overexposure can lead to skin cancer

Too Much Sun Can Lead to Premature Aging

For many, who enjoy the outdoors in the warm weather, there is great concern about protecting the skin from too much sun exposure. Research indicates that exposure to the sun can lead to rapid aging. Skincare experts have long suggested that wearing sunscreen can help prevent premature wrinkling of the skin. If you are one who loves spending time outside, make sure that you make wearing sunscreen a priority.  

Wearing Sunscreen Can Prevent Sun Spots

Sun spots on the skin are discolorations which occur as you spend time in the sun. Skincare experts suggest that the more time you spend outside, the more sun spots you may see appear. Skincare professionals suggest that wearing sunscreen can help you prevent these spots from taking over your body. Along with wearing sunscreen, skincare experts advise that you should wear long sleeves, hats (to shade the face), and sunglasses when spending time outside. Take these precautions now to help keep your skin young and beautiful.

Overexposure Can Lead to Skin Cancer

Skincare experts, along with research, admit that overexposure to the sun can lead to skin cancer. While not all of these cancers are deadly, skin cancer has proven time and again to be one of the deadliest cancers. Wearing sunscreen is a great way to protect the skin from such disease. These professionals suggest that you should wear sunscreen every time you go outside, no matter the weather. The idea is that if the sun us up, sunscreen should be on.

Now is the time to begin making a habit of wearing sunscreen on a routine basis. Start keeping a bottle in your bag for frequent application beginning today.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Greensboro, N.C.

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